Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for HNC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Higher National Certificate (HNC)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 172 182
Rank change year-on-year +17 +10 -5
Contract jobs citing HNC 9 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.25% 0.051% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.71% 0.14% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 6
Hampshire median daily rate £350 - £233
10th Percentile £325 - £196
90th Percentile £375 - £288
South East median daily rate £350 £260 £323
% change year-on-year +34.62% -19.38% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Hampshire median hourly rate £31.31 £17.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.18% - -
South East median hourly rate £25.06 £19.75 £60.00
% change year-on-year +26.89% -67.08% +190.28%

HNC is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Hampshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1261 1467 1810
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 35.39% 37.53% 41.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 712 970 1076
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% +5.30%
10th Percentile £211 £271 £270
90th Percentile £525 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 82 70
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +14.29% +55.56%
10th Percentile £19.13 £12.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £50.08 £52.25 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £25.06 £34.00 £29.95
% change year-on-year -26.29% +13.52% +76.18%

HNC
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing HNC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for HNC in Hampshire

HNC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HNC in Hampshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for HNC in Hampshire

HNC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing HNC in Hampshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HNC in Hampshire

HNC
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke -23 5 £350 -
Winchester - 2 £350 -
Farnborough - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 - - 1
HNC
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing HNC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for HNC.

1 5 (55.56%) Degree
1 5 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (44.44%) C
3 3 (33.33%) HND
3 3 (33.33%) CDMA
3 3 (33.33%) GSM
3 3 (33.33%) LTE
3 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (33.33%) TETRA
3 3 (33.33%) 4G
4 2 (22.22%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (22.22%) Aerospace
4 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
4 2 (22.22%) Electronics
4 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) MCSE
5 1 (11.11%) MCSA
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (11.11%) A+ Certification
5 1 (11.11%) BPR
5 1 (11.11%) AutoCAD
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
5 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared

HNC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (22.22%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (11.11%) AutoCAD
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) 4G
1 3 (33.33%) CDMA
1 3 (33.33%) GSM
1 3 (33.33%) LTE
1 3 (33.33%) TETRA
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Aerospace
2 2 (22.22%) Electronics
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Build Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Design Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Electrical Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Product Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Project Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Technician
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
2 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) BPR
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Content Management
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) HND
3 1 (11.11%) A+ Certification
3 1 (11.11%) MCSA
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft